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So… What Does Your Government Do With Culture?

So often, asking people about culture is like asking a fish “How’s the water?” (The answer you’ll get is “What’s water?”) but it’s still useful to ask the question and,…So often, asking people about culture is like asking a fish … Continue reading

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Forcing Firefox to Open CBZ Files Properly

If you’ve ever downloaded a .cbz file using Firefox and then tried to click it in the downloads panel, you might have noticed that Firefox ignores the association for the…If you’ve ever downloaded a .cbz file using Firefox and then … Continue reading

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Displaying An Image or Animated GIF in Qt With Aspect Ratio-Preserving Scaling

When it comes to me and organizing images, GQView (now Geeqie) has always been a “best of a bunch of bad options” sort of thing and, with my move off…When it comes to me and organizing images, GQView (now Geeqie) … Continue reading

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How to Keep Humans From Seeing Your reCAPTCHA

I don’t know how many people know this, but reCAPTCHA is a major pain if you’ve configured your browser to prevent Google from doing things like setting tracking cookies or…I don’t know how many people know this, but reCAPTCHA is … Continue reading

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Getting Over It With Bennet Foddy: A Somewhat Belated Commentary

Yes, I’m sure that anyone who cares has probably already seen a million rage reaction compilations on YouTube, but this isn’t about that. Rather, it’s about how different my experience…Yes, I’m sure that anyone who cares has probably already seen … Continue reading

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Game – Lumo

I just finished playing Lumo, so I supposed I might as well review it. When I was a kid, these were always the kinds of games I was curious about…I just finished playing Lumo, so I supposed I might as … Continue reading

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GUI Error Handler for PyQt 5.x

When I was developing programs with PyGTK, one of my favourite little things to include to make life better for users was a drop-in helper named gtkexcepthook.py which adds a…When I was developing programs with PyGTK, one of my favourite … Continue reading

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